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Bury to Clare Walk


31 km / 19 miles
A route over the gently undulating countryside of West Suffolk, through the villages of Hawstead, Whepstead, Somerton and others with several churches and public houses along the Way. In effect, the Walk provides a link between the St Edmund Way/Lark Valley Path (at Bury St Edmunds) and the Stour Valley Path (at Clare Castle).


Path Type: Paths Marked on OS mapping
Waymark: Green and white with walk and Council name
Attributes: Easy
Start: TL865621 - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk View on StreetMap
Finish: TL773451 - Clare Castle, Suffolk View on StreetMap
Web Sites: Bury to Clare Walk - Joe Jackson (Youtube)

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Leaflet Bury to Clare Walk  (Bury St Edmunds TIC )


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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps (path is named on OS maps):
OS Landranger 155
OS Landranger Active 155
OS Explorer 210, 211
OS Explorer Active 210, 211

Accommodation within 5 km of this Path:

Ramada Bury St Edmunds  (bookable online)
1 km
< 1 km
The Angel Hotel  (bookable online)
2 km
< 1 km
The Old Dairy  (bookable online)
4 km
1 km
The Ickworth Hotel  (bookable online)
3 km
3 km
B & B Accommodation
School Barn Farm  (bookable online)
5 km
29 km

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Route Profile:

29.1 km (18.1 miles)
290 m (951 ft) ascent
113 m (371 ft)  maximum height

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